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" Yes ! where is he, the Champion and the Child Of all that's great or little, wise or wild ? Whose game was empires and whose stakes were thrones ? Whose table, earth — whose dice were human bones ? Behold the grand result in yon lone isle, And, as thy... "
Chess Player's Chronicle - Página 156
1849
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Laconics

Hanford Lennox Gordon - 1913 - 442 páginas
...Napoleon, yes ! where is he ? The champion and the child Of all that's great or little, wise or wild? Whose game was empires, and whose stakes were thrones...Whose table, — earth — whose dice were human bones ? — Byron. The cornet of a season. — Byron. The Glory and the Nothing of a name. — Byron. Fame...
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Library of World History: Containing a Record of the Human Race ..., Volumen 7

1914
...almost all of his misfortunes. The English poet Lord Byron described Napoleon as a mighty gambler, " Whose game was empires, and whose stakes were thrones, Whose table earth, whose dice were human bones." His true titles to glory were the restoration of order in France and the innumerable creations of his...
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The Contemporary English View of Napoleon

Francis John MacCunn - 1914 - 311 páginas
...Napoleon : " Yes, where is he, the champion and the child Of all that's great or little, wise or wild, Whose game was empires and whose stakes were thrones, Whose table earth, whose dice were human bones? Behold the grand result in yon lone isle." There are very few allusions to Napoleon in Moore : In a...
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"He shall speak peace.": Love: the path to Paradise--present: eternal

1915 - 349 páginas
...fame. — YOUNG But war's a game which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at. — COWPEB Whose game was empires, and whose stakes were thrones, Whose table earth, whose dice were human bones. — BYBON Eg fer war, I call it murder, — There you hev it plain an' flat; I don't want to go no...
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A Working Grammar of the English Language: Designed to Give in Simple ...

James Champlin Fernald - 1917 - 333 páginas
...Grandmother, st. 8. And what they dare to dream of, dare to do. LOWELL Ode at Harvard Commemoration, 1865. Whose game was empires, and whose stakes were thrones; Whose table earth; whose dice were human bones. BYRON The Age of Bronze, st. 3. What makes life dreary is the want of motive. — GEORGE ELIOT Daniel...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...— In Congress on his Appointment as Commander-vnrChief, June 16, 1775. GAMBLING (See also CARDS) 21 . Vol. I. P. 156. 21 Some learned writers . . . have compared a Scorpion to an Epigram BYRON— The Age of Brorux. St. 3. 22 The gamester, if he die a martyr to his profession, is doubly...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volumen 191

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1900
...which the weal of fellow creatures is passed from hand to hand like the counters of Napoleon :— ' Whose game was empires, and whose stakes were thrones,...Whose table earth — whose dice were human bones.' Islands as a promising indication of a more righteous and humane policy. ART. X. — Henry Hart Milman,...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - 1994 - 860 páginas
...state? Test where is he, the champion and th» child Of all that's great or little, wise or wild ; et them pause — ah I little do they know That what...them seem'd Vice might be bnt Woe. Hard is his fa Behold the grand result in yon lone isle, And, as thy nature urges, weep or smile. Bigh to behold the...
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Forever Craps: The Five-step Advantage-play Method

Frank Scoblete - 2000 - 172 páginas
...United States of America To the Captain's First Mate James Gallo, "Jimmy P." who now plays dice with God Whose game was empires and whose stakes were thrones....Whose table earth — whose dice were human bones. — Lord Byron, "The Age of Bronze" Contents Introduction 1 1. Many a No and Nary a Yes! 3 2. The Theory...
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The Wars of Napoleon

Albert Sidney Britt - 2003 - 208 páginas
...series of personal interviews with Colonel John R. Elting. USA tretired1. PART H EXPANS1ON OF THE EMP1RE Whose game was empires and whose stakes were thrones,...Whose table earth — whose dice were human bones. Byron The Ulm and Austerlitz Campaigns 3 ln May 1805. Napoleon journeyed from Paris to Milan to receive...
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